Agile Tyrant Ant
S2: Ventral
Ellura
Reddish Tyrant Ant
Dorsal
 
                      
Blue Meat Ant (Iridomyrmex lividus)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Ant Bee Wasps (Hymenoptera)
Family: Odorous Ant (Ant: Formicidae Dolichoderinae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Blue Meat Ant (Iridomyrmex lividus)
This Photo:     

Thank you Mark Newton for helping with the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere


Similar Species: Metallic Blue Ant Spider (Habronestes sp ES01)

Copyright © 2012-2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 08-Nov-2012
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.